We’re inviting schools and colleges to take part in the Bee in the City learning programme.
Discover Manchester as you follow the trail of 100+ giant bees and over 125 bees created by young people.
Find out more about our sponsors and the sponsorship opportunities for your business.
Bee in the City will celebrate Manchester’s exceptional creative talent.
Find out about the Bee in the City Learning Programme and how your school can ‘bee’ involved.
What’s the buzz about?
A colony of giant Bee sculptures is winging its way to the streets of Manchester this summer…
Wild in Art and Manchester City Council are bringing all of Manchester’s communities together for Bee in the City, one of the most spectacular public art events the city has ever seen.
Over 100 Bees are waiting to be discovered on this free, family-fun trail, taking in the city’s landmarks and undiscovered gems. Each Bee has been designed by a different artist and celebrates the unique buzz of Manchester, from its industrial heritage to its vibrant music scene. An inspirational learning project will give schools, colleges and community groups the chance to take part.
Liam Gallagher has collaborated with Bee in the City on a Rock 'n' Roll Bee. He put the finishing touches to the Bee ahead of his storming set at the newly renamed Parkalife festival on Sunday. The Rock 'n' Roll Bee ....Read more
Some of the chosen designs for Bee in the City have been revealed today, giving the public a sneak preview of what they can expect when the trail comes to town. Dates have been officially announced and will see the Bees ....Read more
Up to 30,000 children and young people are unleashing their creativity for Bee in the City. Presented by Wild in Art and backed by Manchester City Council, the Bee in the City trail brings 100 super-sized Bee sculptur....Read more
We are delighted to welcome Virgin Trains as Presenting Partner for Bee in the City.
Visitors will be able to follow the free, accessible trail, looking out for the two Virgin Trains Bees, with help from the Bee in the ....Read more
The 180 shortlisted bee designs were unveiled for the first time this week at a private gallery event hosted by etc. venues and our Bee in the City sponsors and partners faced the very difficult task of choosing a design....Read more
We are delighted to welcome national pharmacy chain, Well Pharmacy, as the first headline sponsor, and official ‘Health and Wellbeing Partner’ for Bee in the City.
Manchester City Centre was treated to a dazzling pr....Read more
Manchester City Centre was treated to a dazzling preview of this summer’s Bee in the City trail, when a 1.8m golden chrome ‘Au’ bee toured key locations across the city.
The ‘Au’ bee was spotted in St Peter’....Read more
Fifteen high-profile Manchester businesses have signed up to support Bee in the City.
We are delighted to announce our first corporate sponsors (listed in order of sign-up): Pinsent Masons LLP, Manchester Central, Manch....Read more
Over eighty giant honey bee sculptures will be winging their way to Manchester in summer 2018, when the city lands one of its biggest ever public art events.
The Bee in the City sculpture trail is inspired by Manchester....Read more
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